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Johnnie's Pastrami

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4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 397-6654
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10:00 am - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun Lunch Spot

Johnnie's is a bit pricy even for Culver City, but it's fun and the food is great. The French Dip is the best, they have great fries. The juke boxes at the table are a great touch. Nice 50s place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
winencheez35
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Thousand Oaks, California
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Thousand Oaks, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Johnnie's is a bit pricy even for Culver City, but it's fun and the food is great. The French Dip is the best, they have great fries. The juke boxes at the table are a great touch. Nice 50s place.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I used to hate pastrami sandwiches but this place made a believer out of me. Still, I usually prefer the burgers, best in the city. The 50s decor is cool. Great location

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North Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Wow what can you say, a local favorite and now one of mine! Will definitely come back on my next trip. Laid back atmosphere with wonderful food,a nice place to have a long lunch. New York has Katz's , Venice Beach has Johnnie's. Both are must do's .

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Fullerton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Well, came here from the reviews I read but was not impressed. 1/2 a pastrami sandwich was $9 so with a drink it was $12 for lunch. The pastrami seemed to have a lot of fat and even though it was a "dip" it was dry. I enjoy the pastrami at "The Hat" way better than this place. So come... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Johnnie's is our go-to pastrami joint for ages! Dine in or take out - they do a brisk bizness either way. The pastrami is cooked to perfection, juicy and not overdone or over-salted. Their pickles are the perfect compliment! We usually get a pound of those puppies to enjoy at home. Service is exceptional! Don't forget to tip the gals... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Johnnies has been here forever, and have great food. They are known for their pastrami, although I have never ordered, I go for the burgers. They are very tasty as well. They do serve beer, and lots of other good food on the menu. They are in the little of the pricey side, but they good quality food. And do... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Johnnies is a local Culver City-Southern California tradition since 1952. The décor is classic 50's including table top juke boxes and booths that are originals as well as "Some of the Waitresses". Their French Dip Pastrami sandwich piled high on a French roll is their specialty and my choice, however they have a full menu of diner classics. The pickles... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Thought this place was called was called Johnny Rockets? If it is its definately perfect for a meal anytime of the day. Friendly efficient staff. Constantly clearing tables and doing their best to serve asap!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Service was friendly and pretty fast, and the burgers were great. It has two nice areas outside. Would definitely come back!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We've been going here for years now and I still consider this the best pastrami in LA and perhaps the world! They have a full menu, but I have never had anything other the pastrami and fries. They still have table top juke boxes that work and two very nice patios with fire pits. They only take cash, so come... More 

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Additional Information about Johnnie's Pastrami

Address: 4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
Phone Number: (310) 397-6654
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: (310) 397-6654

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?